‘How to’ Posts
When it comes to business dress, suits are supposed to be your big investment and ties are your “personal statement.” That leaves dress shirts as one of the things boring dressers pay little attention to, never venturing beyond the safe boundary of blue and white, while stylish dressers relish choosing shirts with the same care they choose a handmade silk tie or rakish double-breasted suits in a Prince of Wales plaid.
And with dozens of colors and patterns to choose from, there’s no reason why selecting your shirts can’t be the most fun you get out of procuring your clothing from Paul Fredrick.
After color and pattern, a shirt’s most distinguishing mark is its… Continue>>
It’s a well-known fact that there is no one harder to buy for than a man. Reluctant to give suggestions unless it pertains to the unknown world of tools and gadgets, it is often very difficult and time consuming. But, fear not. We are here to make gifting painless with some great ideas for every guy on your list.
First off, congratulations for choosing to wear a pocket square at all! Many men — the kind who wear suits every night on television in front of millions of viewers, for example — usually forego this distinguishing detail.
But those who do… Continue>>
If the mere sound of the word velvet makes you squeamish, it shouldn’t. The fabric has been worn by kings and rock stars alike, and since your style probably lies somewhere between those extremes, there’s definitely a place in your wardrobe for velvet.
Velvet is like a spice and is best when used sparingly (we wouldn’t advocate a velvet suit any more than a bowl of horseradish). Lately it’s become trendy to wear velvet slippers with casual outfits in place of, say, a driving moccasin. Our version, complete with golden crest, pairs with denim, flannel grey trousers or your most elegant evening… Continue>>
The most important rule for storing any clothing for a length of time is to make sure it is clean. For suggestions on how to care for your wardrobe, visit our product care section. Doing so will eliminate going through this time consuming process when you are ready to transition again. More importantly, it will prolong the life of your garments. Storing a dirty garment typically has a negative impact on the appearance which cannot be reversed.
Most stylish men secretly wish they’d been born in an era when hats were standard attire. If you’ve never donned a proper hat like a fedora or pork pie hat we can tell you that the feeling it bestows is similar to wearing a tuxedo or a military dress uniform. You simply feel more masculine.
Although the days when all men wore hats are not likely to return, it’s all the better for daring types who relish the opportunity to showcase a little individuality.
So, if you’ve ever been tempted to bust out a hat but are concerned that it might… Continue>>